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Life of an Indian Outpost

First edition, c1914
Major Gordon Casserly, of the Indian Army
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1914
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Secret Agent

1914, the fourth edition of Conrad's classic novel
Joseph Conrad
Methuen, London, 1914
Fiction | Hard Cover

The History of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, 1919–1961

predominantly their service in the Second World War
Brigadier J Clabby, and General Sir Cecil S Sugden
J Allen, London, 1963
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Now Pray We For Our Country

1940, a scarce Eric Knight novel of a mining village in Yorkshire
Eric Knight
Cassell, London, 1940
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Function of Literature

A Study of Christoper Caudwell's Aesthetics
David N Margolies
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1969
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The West Indian Experience in British Schools

Multi-Racial Education and Social Disadvantage in London
Raymond Giles
Heinemann Educational Books, London, 1977
Social Sciences & Anthropology | Soft Cover | First Editions

Guide to the Crystal Palace and Park

1855, illustrated and with maps, Great Exhibition interest
Samuel Phillips, illustrated by P H Delamotte
The Crystal Palace Library, London, 1855
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

A War-torn Chester Parish

St Werburgh's before, during and after the Great War
Ann Marie Curtis, et al
Scotforth Books, 2017
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

Master Humphrey's Clock

1840–1841, first edition, complete in three volumes
Charles Dickens, illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne
Chapman & Hall, London, 1840
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Journey's End, A Play in Three Acts

1929, The third printing of the American edition
R C Sherriff
Brentano's, New York, 1929
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dream Children, A Reverie, and The Child Angel, A Dream

1902, two essays from Charles Lamb in an attractive leather binding
Charles Lamb
De La More Press, London, 1902
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Bonnie Prince Charlie & Greater Edinburgh

Two small tartan-bound books from The Thistle Library
W T Fyfe, and anonymous
Andersons, Edinburgh, 1920
History | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

The Murder in Romney Marsh

1929, a classic crime novel from Edgar Jepson
Edgar Jepson
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover

Justini Historiæ Philippicæ: Cum Versione Anglica

1759, with the Latin and English text printed in double columns
Justin, translated by John Clarke
W Clarke (Son of the Author), London, 1759
History | Hard Cover

A Short History of the English People

1877, with Jessel bookplate and juvelnile signature of businessman Oliver Jessel
John Richard Green
Macmillan, London, 1877
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

Art in the Light of Conscience (Signed copy)

Eight essays on poetry by Marina Tsvetaeva, signed by translator Angela Livingstone, and a copy of The Ratcatcher (also signed by Livingstone)
Marina Tsvetaeva, translated & edited by Angela Livingstone
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1992
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

RAILWAYANA original 1870s handwritten letter concerning George Stephenson

Disputing Stephenson's claim to have invented the Locomotive
William Beattie, and engine designer, to Rochdale Pioneer George Healey
Not Published, 1870
Transport | Soft Cover | Handwritten

The History of Romney Marsh from its Earliest Formation to 1837

1849, a rare first edition of the first history of the Marsh
William Holloway
John Russell Smith, London, 1849
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Rock Mr Blues (Signed copy)

The Life & Music of Wynonie Harris, signed by Tony Collins
Tony Collins
Big Nickel Publications, Milford, New Hampshire, 1995
Music | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

David Leach, A Potter's Life with Workshop Notes (Signed copy)

Signed and dated by David Leach
David Leach, edited by Robert Fournier
Fournier Pottery, Lacock, 1977
Crafts | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Dorothy Wilding, 1928 photograph of Prince George, Duke of Kent

Signed by both Dorothy Wilding and Prince George
Dorothy Wilding
Dorothy Wilding, London, 1928
Photography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Oxfordshire Annals, 1869 (Signed copy)

Signed by John Marriott Davenport to Horatio Nelson Goddard, JP
John Marriott Davenport
E W Morris, Oxford, 1869
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Starkenden Quest

A classic 1925 Lost Race adventure from Gilbert Collins
Gilbert Collins
Duckworth & Co, London, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Valley of Eyes Unseen

An early lost race novel set in the Himalayas
Gilbert Collins
Duckworth & Co, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mogreb-El-Acksa, A Journey in Morocco (with signed letter)

With a handwritten letter from R B Cunningham Graham pasted in
R B Cunningham Graham
Duckworth & Co, London, 1928
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

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